Bug 58493 - .spec file portability problem
.spec file portability problem
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 58496
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pine (Show other bugs)
7.2
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
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Reported: 2002-01-17 22:19 EST by R P Herrold
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-17 22:19:53 EST
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Description R P Herrold 2002-01-17 22:19:48 EST
The change in the new specfile for update pine-4.44-1.72.0.src.rpm has a couple
of portability problems.

From: Chris Adams <cmadams@hiwaay.net

This is the primary problem I've had.  For example, the RHL 7.2 pine RPM
had:

for n in pine pico pilot; do
    install -c -m 755 -s bin/$n $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/usr/bin/$n
done

For the errata, someone decided it was "better" to do:

install -m 755 bin/{pine,pico,pilot,rpdump,rpload} $RPM_BUILD_ROOT/usr/bin/

Why?  There is no good reason not to use the more portable loop.

And they didn't fix the real problem: the use of /usr/bin instead of
%{_prefix}/bin or even better %{_bindir}. :-)

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This thread from the rpm-list on Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 21:03:27 -0600
Comment 1 R P Herrold 2002-01-17 22:28:03 EST
Bugzilla 'hickupped ' -- close one of the dupes

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 58496 ***

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